He was born at Thropton and baptised at All Saints Church, Rothbury, on 5th September 1680.
George had two sons.
His first son, John, was born at Snitter and baptised at All Saints Church, Rothbury, on 9th June 1717.
I have found no record of George’s marriage or of his burial.
🔍 Unsolved mystery
Which George Besford was buried at All Saints’ Church, Rothbury, on 3rd November 1721?
It is possible the the George Besford who was buried at All Saints’ Church, Rothbury, on 3rd November 1721 could have been the second son, who was baptised in July 1719, of this George Besford, dying in infancy.
If this is the case then this George Besford must have also died sometime between late 1718 and November 1721 in order for his wife to be referred to as “the Widow Besford”.
See also George Besford (1893-1966)